Source: Bloomberg Green       Nine of the biggest ESG mutual funds in the U.S. outperformed the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index last year, and seven of them beat their market benchmarks over the…

Links 1/31/2020

Neanderthal genes found for first time in African populations Guardian (Kevin W) NSF’s newest solar telescope produces first images NSF (Dan K). See video. “Whitewashy” background: How the world’s largest solar telescope rose on Maui…

One of the earlier Astons, the DB2/4 is a grand tourer whose run ran from 1953 until 1957. Produced in Feltham, England, powered by an inline-6 that produced 125hp, it was mated to a 4-speed…

Brexit D-Day

Brexit Day is upon us. Having written so much about Brexit since 2016, I’m not sure what to say, since the symbolic importance of the departure date obscures that this juncture is still the start…

A newly released study by the Economic Policy Institute reaches a devastating but not surprising conclusion: globalization has screwed American workers. However, putting numbers on how much sustained trade deficits with China translate into lost…